Medieval Indian History

Multiple choice questions on Medieval Indian History for General Studies and GK preparation of SSC, NDA, CDS, UPSC, UPPSC and State PSC Examinations.

1. The death of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb occurred at which among the following places?

[A] Agra
[B] Bijapur
[C] Ahmednagar
[D] Pune

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2. Which among the following rulers of the Chola Empire conquered the Maldives during his regime ?

[A] Raja Raja Chola I
[B] Rajendra Chola
[C] Kulothunga Chola I
[D] Vikrama Chola

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3. Who among the following rulers had stamped the figure of Goddess Lakshmi on his coins and had his name inscribed in Nagari Characters ?

[A] Muhammad Ghazni
[B] Muhammad Ghori
[C] Muhammad Bin Tughlaq
[D] Iltutmish

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4. Which of the following parts were situated on the west coast of South India ?
1. Kaveripattanam
2. Korkai
3. Musiri
4. Tondi
Choose the correct answer from the codes given below.

[A] 1, 2
[B] 2, 3
[C] 3, 4
[D] 2, 3, 4

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5. Which of the following Rajput rulers is known to have donated for the reconstruction of a mosque?

[A] Mihir Bhoja
[B] Bhoja Parmar
[C] Prithviraj III
[D] Jai Singh Siddharaj

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6. Who among the following was the Sultan at Delhi when the Vijayanagar empire was founded?

[A] Firoz Tughlaq
[B] Sikandar Lodi
[C] Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
[D] Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

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7. Which among the following office was held by the superintendent of port under the Mughals ?

[A] Mutsaddi
[B] Mir-i-Bahar
[C] Tahvildar
[D] Mushrif

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8. The lowest in rank in the Maratha infantry was of__?

[A] Nayak
[B] Hawaldar
[C] Zumladar
[D] Hazari

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9. The Mahzarnama was promulgated by Emperor Akbar in__?

[A] 1560 A.D.
[B] 1572 A.D.
[C] 1576 A.D.
[D] 1579 A.D.

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10. Which among the following is a correct meaning of office of Qazi-ul-Quzat under the Mughals?

[A] Head of the Finance department
[B] Censor of Public morals
[C] Supreme Authority in Justice
[D] Incharge of charities

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